News, Events and Updates

Interlend 2015 Programme *



Interlending at a crossroads?      

Day 1 (29th June)


Registration opens




Welcome: Housekeeping


Keynote Day 1: Ned Potter: Visitors and Residents: Useful Social Media in Libraries.




Briony Birdi & Sophie Rutter: Investigating Interlending: Resource Discovery, Sharing and Cooperation


Sara Gould: EThOS




Gareth Johnson: Effective Communication Tips Everybody’s Talking About


Dawn Downes: Revamping the Inter-Library Loans Department at the University of Winchester


REFRESHMENTS/ Assemble for tours


2 groups:                     Group 1 – Tour    

 Group 2 Kate Ebdon: BL Update


Chris Beevers & Su Fagg: FIL Benchmarking Project


Round-up, Day 1




Pre-dinner drinks reception




           Day 2More …

Book now! Interlend 2015: Interlending at the crossroads?

Book Online

Online booking is still available for FIL's annual Interlend conference, which is being held 29th – 30th June, The Midland Hotel, Manchester.

Please note: booking closes on 29th May

FIL @ Boston Spa 2014 Presentations

Boston Spa River Wharfe

Presentations from our recent FIL @ Boston Spa day are now available to view on our website here

Thank you to all our speakers for making the day so interesting and valuable!

2014 FIL Conference Presentations


The FIL Interlend Conference 2014 was a huge success.  Thanks to presenters and delegates for making it such a great event.  The conference presentations are being uploaded and can be found here .

Forum for Interlending Members Only Area

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The Forum for Interlending have developed a members only area.   This is a space where interlending professionals (who are FIL members) can:

ask for advice regarding best practice

look for feedback on ideas they are developing

seek interlending specific copyright advice

share their knowledge

To access the members only area please visit:                                .    Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation.  After this you can access the members only area where you can discuss, debate and follow all matters interlending!    

Interlend Conference Programme 2014

Interlend 2014

The Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery (FIL) are delighted to confirm that the only UK annual conference specifically for and about the world of inter-library loans, Interlend 2014, will take place on the 23rd – 24th June at the Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh.  Once again this will be an essential opportunity for inter-lending staff to meet, exchange news and best practice experiences with their colleagues across the public, academic and special library sectors.  Please note: early bird booking fee closes on Thursday 17th April 2014.

Interlend Conference programme 2014 – (please note this is a draft programme and therefore could change)

Interlend Conference 2014 (PDF)

 Booking and Fees

 Early bird rate – full conference delegate 23rd and 24th June, includingMore …